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Coronavirus: British Airways suspend all flights to China

British Airways has announced a suspension of flights between the United Kingdom and China in light of the Coronavirus outbreak. The airline released a statement on Wednesday morning, stating that all daily flights between Shanghai-Beijing and Heathrow, would be halted with immediate effect after the Foreign Office warned against ‘all but essential travel’ to the country […]

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Team Trump wraps up defence

President Donald Trump’s lawyers wrapped up their arguments in his impeachment trial on Tuesday with a plea for the Senate to acquit him, and also sought to marginalize former national security adviser John Bolton’s explosive allegations about Trump’s conduct as “inadmissible” in the proceedings. “The election is only months away. The American people are entitled […]

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Kobe Bryant: Warning helicopter pilot received before crash revealed

The pilot that flew the ill-fated helicopter that carried NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, was warned “you’re too low”, seconds before the chopper disappeared from radar. Bryant, Gianna and seven others died, when the aircraft crashed into a hillside in southern California at about 9.45am on Sunday. Los Angeles Police and the […]

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Trump govt policy limiting pregnant women entering US to give birth begins

President Donald Trump’s administration, on Thursday rolled out a new rule that aims to limit “birth tourism” by women who enter the U.S. on tourist’s visa. DAILY POST had reported that the government was set for take off of the new policy. “Birth tourism’’ is intention of obtaining citizenship for their babies born on American […]

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What you should know about the coronavirus

A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December. Scientist Leo Poon, who first decoded the virus, thinks it likely started in an animal and spread to humans. “What we know is it causes pneumonia and then doesn’t respond to antibiotic treatment, which […]

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Coronavirus: 9 dead, 440 infected in China as Thailand confirms cases

Nine people have died and hundreds have been infected by a new type of coronavirus, according to Chinese medical authorities. Beijing has identified 440 patients carrying the virus across 13 Chinese provinces, said Li Bin, deputy director of the National Health Commission, according to state broadcaster CCTV. Elsewhere, the semi-autonomous territory of Macao also confirmed […]

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US presidential candidates sink differences to mark King’s birthday

Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren marched arm-in-arm on Monday, as a group of often feuding U.S. presidential candidates set aside their differences long enough to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Other Democratic White House hopefuls, including Pete Buttigieg, shook up multi-state campaign schedules to seek the support of black voters in Columbia, South Carolina, […]

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Africa’s richest woman Isabel Dos Santos stole Angola’s money: Damning Dossier

She is reputed to be worth over $2.2 billion and ranked as Africa’s richest woman. But a trove of documents published on Sunday by an award-winning investigative team claimed Isabel Dos Santos’ wealth was pilfered from Angola’s treasury into offshore accounts. Isabel is the daughter of Angola’s former president Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled the […]